2006 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

View Item amendments

Department of Transportation

Item 444

Item 444

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Highway System Maintenance (60400)$1,107,337,368$1,107,337,368
Interstate Maintenance (60401)FY2007 $158,782,097FY2008 $158,782,097
Primary Maintenance (60402)FY2007 $263,585,647FY2008 $263,585,647
Secondary Maintenance (60403)FY2007 $445,631,607FY2008 $445,631,607
Transportation Operations Services (60404)FY2007 $137,493,677FY2008 $137,493,677
Highway Maintenance Program Management and Direction (60405)FY2007 $101,844,340FY2008 $101,844,340
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY2007 $1,107,337,368FY2008 $1,107,337,368

Authority: Title 33.1, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia.

A. 1. The Interstate, Primary and Secondary Maintenance service areas preserve the public's investment through the delivery of an effective and efficient statewide maintenance program to protect and enhance the transportation infrastructure and the safety of the traveling public.

2. The Transportation Operations Services service area improves mobility, safety, travel time reliability, and security on the transportation system through the deployment of a variety of operational strategies including regional smart traffic centers, emergency services, traveler services, congestion management and traffic signalization optimization.

3. The Highway Maintenance Program Management and Direction service area provides management, direction, and administration to support the program's activities.

B. By October 15 of each odd year, the department shall submit to the Governor, General Assembly, and Commonwealth Transportation Board a report on the condition and needs for maintaining and operating the existing transportation infrastructure for each service area listed in paragraph A.  Such report shall include the standards used to determine such needs and the budget estimate for the upcoming two fiscal years to meet those needs. 

C. Out of the funds provided in this program, $101,350,500 the first year and $105,432,600 the second year in federal funds shall be used to address the maintenance of pavements and bridges and the operations of the transportation system.  These funds shall be matched by other funds appropriated to this Item.

D. The department is authorized to enter into agreements with state and local law enforcement officials to facilitate the enforcement of high occupancy vehicle (HOV) restrictions throughout the Commonwealth and metropolitan planning regions.